The Rank Foundation will support young leaders to launch careers in the third sector, with all the time and support they need to thrive.

Long-time supporters of Dundee’s young people, The Rank Foundation, are once again looking for candidates to take up a fully-funded 12 month, paid work placement with a Dundee-based third sector employer.

Successful young leaders on the programme can have the opportunity to:

  • Gain experience in areas as diverse as social media management, community development or office administration
  • Develop skills and accredited training for their role, whilst being supported by an understanding employer
  • Attend off-site training to work on soft skills and personal development with other young people
  • Earn a living wage

Eligibility Criteria for Aspire Programme:

  • 18 – 24 year old, living in Dundee
  • Not in Employment or education
  • Coming from areas of social and economic disadvantage, disadvantaged backgrounds or personal circumstances, and who may face barriers to social mobility
  • Be available to attend work/training programme from September 2022 to September 2023

Any individuals or organisations who know aspiring young leaders interested in the voluntary or charitable sector are encouraged to contact for more details or to make a referral/sign-up.